Tagged: candy

there is a fairy-

there is a fairy-
tale tucked into every
bite of a bonbon
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back before we knew

back before we knew
how to trade, it was a box
of runts for ten
minutes on the inflatable
float. it is questionable
if we’ve learned
anything, grew out
of our childish ways
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january is

january is
gumdrops for which our tongues haven’t
picked out the flavors
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we are ready for

when we are

when we are
together, the minutes
are spun inside each
hour into cotton
candy, and the
day twirls, leaving
a sweet residue
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i am opening

i am opening
a fresh package of
candied pinto
beans and
remembering
how you used to
carry them overseas,
from grandma to
grandma to
granddaughter,
hand to hand to
hand, an exchange
all at once
familiar and
unfamiliar, a
sugar-coated
nostalgia
.
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you and a dozen

you and a dozen
peanut m&ms cannot
undo the spell of

brain and body locked in debate
to keep the thumbs from twiddling
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